This course will introduce students to the theory and practice of counseling individuals and families impacted by sexual and domestic violence. The Psychological dimensions of rape, battering and other forms of sexual and domestic violence will be explored. Special attention will be given to treatment methods and the various roles of mental health counselors, pastoral counselors and criminal justice counselors in responding to offenders and victims. Delivered as an accelerated, hybrid course linked with HSV 420
Prerequisites: Introduction to Human Service (HSV 100); Models and Methods (HSV 220); Theoretical Base of Counseling (HSV 305); and Clinical Counseling Skills (HSV 310).
HSV 342 Counseling for Sexual and Domestic Violence